This image is part of a series that was created for an open textbook, Cell Biology, Genetics and Biochemistry for PreClinical Students. The textbook will be available Late 2021.
Kindred Grey (2021). "Glycogen synthesis."CC BY 4.0.
Glucose-6-Phosphate arrow with enzyme phosphoglucomutase to glucose-1-phosphate arrow with UTP arrow PPi and enzyme UDP-glucose pyrophosphorylase to UDP-glucose arrow with loss of UDP and enzyme glycogen synthase to glycogen (n+1). Glucose 6-P excites glycogen synthase.